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Turaida Castle, Sigulda

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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4.1/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web
Walk along the castle ramparts and explore the elements of medieval building at Turaida Castle, which means "Thor's garden" in the language of the ancient inhabitants. The red-brick castle is a cultural landmark with a special protection status. Archbishop of Riga requested the building be constructed for an order of Crusaders in 1214. As you tour the building, you'll see the original surviving fragments of a defensive wall, the main tower, a semi-rounded tower, and the western section. Learn about the history and the restoration process at exhibits inside the restored buildings. You can climb the main tower for a view of the valley. Put Turaida Castle at the forefront of your travel plans using our Sigulda travel itinerary maker.
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  • The place where he resides is interesting and the Valley is somewhat different to what we see in Latvia, Great Plains full of forests, and here although there are still forests is something else a river into a valley. The castle is inside a set of outdoor sculpture Museum free houses that recreate ancient environments and an enchanting setting, but the Castle has been restored perfectly, but the difference is very noticeable, and if also satellite dishes atop the tower or in the walls, already leaves much to be desired.
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  • It is very beautiful. Good place to go with family our alone. It's a good place for walk a lot and see the nature! 
  • This is a great place to not only get in touch with history, but also a walk, as the castle itself is small, but the area around the simply awesome and picturesque. It is interesting to climb the Tower, which overlooks the surrounding countryside.
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